86 new dengue patients in a day -The Asian Age

Eighty-six new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8am on Saturday.

Forty-nine of them were hospitalized in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a regular update. Altogether 100,107 people were hospitalized with dengue till date since January this year. Of the total hospitalization, 99,387 made full recovery and went home, DGHS said, reports UNB.

Currently, 456 patients, including 265 in the capital, are being treated at different hospitals. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 264 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 203 of them and confirmed 129 deaths.